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A University of California-led team sequenced the genomes of dozens of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis isolates in an effort to understand the evolutionary history of the fungus — an amphibian pathogen that's had particularly detrimental effects on amphibian populations in the Americas. As they report in the early, online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the researchers found a great deal of genetic diversity amongst 29 B.

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